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Seventh College Orientation Employment Opportunities

Orientation Leaders

Seventh College recruits enthusiastic and eager students to serve in various positions to provide new, incoming students and their families with a worthwhile experience during the New Student Orientation Programs. Often serving as a new student's first point of contact, our Orientation Leaders, Orientation Interns, and Senior Orientation Leaders lay the foundation for student success and welcome new students and their families into the Seventh College community while gaining valuable leadership skills.

Benefits of being a part of the Seventh College Orientation Team

  • Develop/build skills in public speaking and group facilitation
  • Learn more about the history and traditions of Seventh College and UC San Diego
  • Build relationships with other student leaders and Seventh College staff
  • Develop/build transferable skills in the areas of time and project management, conflict resolution, diversity and social justice education, and problem solving that you can take with you to other positions on campus and all other future endeavors!
Any student who is currently enrolled at UC San Diego is eligible to apply.

ORIENTATION INTERN - OI (Duration: Winter-Fall)

Seventh Orientation Interns work closely with our professional staff throughout the year on orientation logistics (correspondences, training, program structure, etc.) and play a major role in our communication with students and families about the Seventh College Orientation Program. Applicants for this position should be creative and have strong administrative and organizational skills. Application typically opens late-October.


Seventh College Senior Orientation Leaders (SOLs) play an integral leadership role in the Seventh College Orientation program. As former Orientation Leaders (OLs), SOLs have a wealth of knowledge to help new and returning OLs successfully serve incoming Seventh College students. SOLs assist with various aspects of OL training and are the first point of contact for OLs and a liaison between OLs and Seventh College professional staff during Orientation. Application typically opens late-October.

ORIENTATION LEADER - OL (Duration: Spring-Fall)

Seventh College Orientation Leaders (OLs) help to create a great first impression of Seventh College for our new students and their families. Seventh College Orientation Leaders serve as role models for our new students while introducing them to campus and helping them transition into the academic year eager to engage in and contribute to the Seventh College and UC San Diego communities. Application typically opens late November.

Mandatory Dates for 2022

All dates listed below are TENTATIVE and subject to change based on enrollment.  Dates will be finalized during the interview process.   

  • Spring Orientation Leader Training: Spring Quarter (Weeks 5-10) 3:00-4:50 PM
  • Summer Virtual Training & Outreach: Dates & Times TBD
  • Fall Orientation Leader Training: September 6-9, 2022 (Full Day Training Sessions)
  • Fall New Student Orientation Programs: September 12-16, 2022
  • Fall New Student Orientation Backup Dates: September 19-20, 2022
  • Extended Orientation & Welcome Week: September 19-24, 2022


ORIENTATION ASSISTANT - OA (Duration: Spring-Fall)

Seventh College Senior Orientation Assistants (OAs) are key in making sure that the Orientation programs are running smoothly as they are responsible for coordinating Orientation program logistics. They prepare Orientation program materials, lead technical set up, and provide technical support. Additionally, they help troubleshoot any day of circumstances. Application typically opens Winter quarter.
For more information about employment opportunities with the Seventh College Orientation Programs, email